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                            CHAPTER 391-S.F.No. 2351 
                  An act relating to natural resources; adding to and 
                  deleting from state parks; creating a new recreation 
                  area; providing for a state park permit exemption; 
                  amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 85.054, by 
                  adding a subdivision. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 85.054, is 
        amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
           Subd. 8.  [ZIPPEL BAY STATE PARK.] A state park permit is 
        not required and a fee may not be charged for motor vehicle 
        entry or parking at the parking area located adjacent to county 
        state aid highway No. 4 at Zippel Bay state park, Lake of the 
        Woods county. 
           Sec. 2.  [ADDITIONS TO STATE PARKS.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [85.012] [Subd. 14.] [CROW WING STATE PARK, 
        CROW WING, CASS, AND MORRISON COUNTIES.] The following areas are 
        added to Crow Wing state park, all in Section 25, Township 44 
        North, Range 32 West, Crow Wing county: 
           (1) the West Half of the Northeast Quarter; and 
           (2) that part of the Southeast Quarter lying north and west 
        of the state highway 371 right-of-way, EXCEPT that part thereof 
        described as follows:  Commencing at a point 39 rods North of 
        the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 25; 
        thence running East to the right-of-way of state highway 371; 
        thence in a southwesterly direction along the highway 
        right-of-way until it intersects the west line of the Southeast 
        Quarter; thence North to the place of beginning. 
           Subd. 2.  [85.012] [Subd. 23a.] [GLENDALOUGH STATE PARK, 
        OTTER TAIL COUNTY.] The following areas are added to Glendalough 
        state park, all in Township 133 North, Range 40 West, Otter Tail 
        county: 
           (1) that part of Government Lot 7 of Section 24 lying 
        westerly of the following described line:  Commencing at the 
        northeast corner of Government Lot 1 of Section 25; thence North 
        89 degrees 22 minutes 29 seconds West on an assumed bearing 
        along the north line of said Section 25 a distance of 75.00 feet 
        to the point of beginning; thence on a bearing of North 37 feet, 
        more or less, to the shoreline of Molly Stark lake and there 
        terminating; and 
           (2) that part of Government Lot 1 of Section 25 lying 
        northerly of county state aid highway no. 16 and easterly of the 
        following described line:  Commencing at the northeast corner of 
        said Government Lot 1; thence on an assumed bearing of South 
        along the east line of said Government Lot 1 a distance of 
        822.46 feet; thence North 77 degrees 59 minutes 14 seconds West 
        414.39 feet to the point of beginning; thence North 04 degrees 
        28 minutes 54 seconds East 707 feet, more or less, to the 
        shoreline of Molly Stark lake and there terminating. 
           Subd. 3.  [85.012] [Subd. 32.] [KILEN WOODS STATE PARK, 
        JACKSON COUNTY.] The following areas are added to Kilen Woods 
        state park, all in Township 103 North, Range 35 West, Jackson 
        county: 
           (1) the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the 
        Northwest Quarter, Section 16; 
           (2) the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of the 
        Northwest Quarter, Section 16; 
           (3) the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 
        16; 
           (4) Lots 15 and 16 of State Subdivision, Section 16; 
           (5) the West Half of the Southeast Quarter, Section 6; 
           (6) the East Half of the Southwest Quarter, Section 6; and 
           (7) the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 
        6. 
           Subd. 4.  [85.012] [Subd. 33.] [LAKE BEMIDJI STATE PARK, 
        BELTRAMI COUNTY.] The following area is added to Lake Bemidji 
        state park:  That part of Government Lot 6, Section 19, Township 
        147 North, Range 32 West, Beltrami county, lying northerly and 
        westerly of the northerly right-of-way of the abandoned 
        Burlington Northern railroad. 
           Subd. 5.  [85.012] [Subd. 43.] [MINNEOPA STATE PARK, BLUE 
        EARTH COUNTY.] The following areas are added to Minneopa state 
        park, all in Blue Earth county: 
           (1) Lots 1, 4, and 5 of Auditor's Subdivision of Government 
        Lot 1, Section 34, Township 109 North, Range 28 West; 
           (2) Government Lots 5, 6, 7, and 8, Section 1, Township 108 
        North, Range 28 West; 
           (3) the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 
        1, Township 108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (4) the Southwest Quarter, EXCEPT that part of said 
        Southwest Quarter lying southwesterly of the Dakota, Minnesota, 
        and Eastern railroad right-of-way, Section 1, Township 108 
        North, Range 28 West; 
           (5) Government Lots 4, 6, and 7, Section 2, Township 108 
        North, Range 28 West; 
           (6) the West Half of Government Lot 5, Section 2, Township 
        108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (7) the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 
        2, Township 108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (8) the South Half, EXCEPT that part of said South Half 
        lying southwesterly of the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern 
        railroad right-of-way, Section 2, Township 108 North, Range 28 
        West; 
           (9) Government Lots 2 and 3, Section 3, Township 108 North, 
        Range 28 West; 
           (10) the South Half of the Northeast Quarter, Section 3, 
        Township 108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (11) that part of the East Half of the Northwest Quarter of 
        Section 3 lying northerly of Minnesota trunk highway no. 68, 
        EXCEPT for the following:  Commencing at the northwest corner of 
        the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 3; 
        thence South 385 feet; thence East 108 feet; thence North 385 
        feet; thence West 108 feet to the place of beginning, Township 
        108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (12) that part of the Northeast Quarter, the North Half of 
        the Southeast Quarter, and the Southeast Quarter of the 
        Northwest Quarter lying northerly of Minnesota trunk highway no. 
        68, Section 12, Township 108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (13) the North Half of the Northwest Quarter, EXCEPT that 
        part of said North Half of the Northwest Quarter lying 
        southwesterly of the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern railroad 
        right-of-way, Section 12, Township 108 North, Range 28 West; 
           (14) Government Lots 3, 4, 5, and 6, Section 7, Township 
        108 North, Range 27 West; 
           (15) that part of the West Half of the Southwest Quarter 
        lying northerly of Minnesota trunk highway no. 68, Section 7, 
        Township 108 North, Range 27 West; 
           (16) Government Lots 5 and 6, Section 15, Township 108 
        North, Range 27 West; 
           (17) the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, 
        Section 15, Township 108 North, Range 27 West; 
           (18) that part of Government Lot 8 lying northerly of the 
        Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern railroad right-of-way, Section 
        16, Township 108 North, Range 27 West; and 
           (19) the West 208 feet of Outlot 9 and all of Outlot 10, 
        South Bend, lying northerly of the Dakota, Minnesota, and 
        Eastern railroad right-of-way, Section 15, Township 108 North, 
        Range 27 West. 
           Subd. 6.  [85.012] [Subd. 51.] [SAVANNA PORTAGE STATE PARK, 
        AITKIN AND ST. LOUIS COUNTIES.] The following areas are added to 
        Savanna Portage state park, all in Township 49 North, Range 23 
        West, Aitkin county: 
           (1) Government Lot 7, Section 6; and 
           (2) Government Lot 1, Section 8. 
           Subd. 7.  [85.012] [Subd. 55a.] [TETTEGOUCHE STATE PARK, 
        LAKE COUNTY.] The following area is added to Tettegouche state 
        park:  The South Half of Government Lot 2, Section 22, Township 
        56 North, Range 7 West, Lake county. 
           Sec. 3.  [GARDEN ISLAND STATE RECREATION AREA.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [85.013] [Subd. 11a.] [GARDEN ISLAND STATE 
        RECREATION AREA, LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY.] Garden Island state 
        recreation area is established in Lake of the Woods county. 
           Subd. 2.  [BOUNDARIES.] The following described lands are 
        located within the boundaries of Garden Island state recreation 
        area, all in Township 166 North, Range 33 West, Lake of the 
        Woods county: 
           (1) Government Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, Section 22; 
           (2) Government Lots 1 and 2, Section 23; 
           (3) Government Lots 1, 3, 4, and 5, Section 25; 
           (4) Government Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, Section 26; 
           (5) the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 
        26; and 
           (6) Government Lot 1, Section 27. 
           Subd. 3.  [ADMINISTRATION.] The commissioner of natural 
        resources shall administer the area according to Minnesota 
        Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 3, subject to existing 
        rules and regulations for state recreation areas and shall allow 
        hunting in the area.  The commissioner may not adopt new rules 
        or regulations that would limit or restrict recreational uses of 
        Garden Island as a state recreation area without legislative 
        approval.  The commissioner shall hold a public meeting in Lake 
        of the Woods county in conjunction with developing a management 
        plan for the area. 
           Presented to the governor April 10, 1998 
           Signed by the governor April 20, 1998, 11:20 a.m.